At the Tuesday, Oct. 13 meeting of the Wabash City Council, a previously discussed longevity pay increase for employees of the city’s police and fire departments was unanimously approved.

According to the approved ordinance, longevity pay for the calendar budget year 2021 will be increased by .1 percent of base pay from the current rate, from .75 percent of base pay to .85 percent of base pay.

Rob Burgess, Wabash Plain Dealer editor, may be reached by email at rburgess@wabashplain